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parallel portnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
a ​part of a ​computer to which ​wires from other ​pieces of ​equipment such as a ​printer can be ​connected, ​sendinginformation eight bits (= ​units of ​information), or one byte, at a ​time through a ​specialwire
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parallel portnoun [C]

uk   us   IT
a ​place on a ​computer where you can ​connectprinters, cameras, and other ​types of ​equipment that ​storedata
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